ITHACA, N.Y. –– Ithaca Police have yet to identify a burglary suspect after responding to a call in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 29.

At approximately 5:15 a.m. on Sunday the Ithaca Police Department responded to a burglary in the 100 block of N. Quarry St. The complainant reported that at approximately 5:00 a.m. an unknown male entered their residence.

According to a press release from Cornell University, the complainant described the suspect as a six-foot-tall, thin build, light-skinned black male, with short dark hair, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with a tan jacket.

The release goes on to say that after the suspect fled in an unknown direction, the complainant discovered that property was missing.

Law enforcement is reminding the public that if the suspect is seen, to call 911 immediately, do not approach.

If you have any information regarding this crime, contact the Ithaca Police Department at (607) 272-9973.

Cornell University Police urge the community to take steps to protect their property by locking and closing unattended doors and windows, and to immediately report any suspected criminal activity by dialing 911 or utilizing the RAVE Guardian app.

Anna Lamb

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